17 June 2012
A good thing:
Brac (the world’s largest NGO) will receive £358m over five years from the UK and Australia to help Bangladesh reach its millennium development goals. Brac will seek to help more than 1.3 million people in extreme poverty, support 680,000 children (60% girls) to receive primary education, provide contraceptive services to more than 15 million people and ensure that 2.9 million women are seen by skilled attendants during childbirth.
Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2012/jun/14/bangladesh-brac-aid-uk-australia